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The camera and the press :American visual and print culture in the age of the daguerreotype /Marcy J. Dinius.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Dinius, Marcy J.
Publication
Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press
Publisher Series
Material texts
Material texts.
Contents
The daguerreotype in Antebellum American popular print -- Daguerreian romanticism: The house of the seven gables and Gabriel Harrison's portraits -- "Some ideal image of the man and his mind": Melville's Pierre and Southworth & Hawes's Daguerreian aesthetic -- Slavery in black and white: daguerreotypy and Uncle Tom's Cabin -- "My daguerreotype shall be a true one": Augustus Washington and the Liberian colonization movement -- Seeing a slave as a man: Frederick Douglass, racial progress, and daguerreian portraiture.
Date
c2012.
Edition
1st ed.
Description
308 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-294) and index.
Originally presented as the author's thesis (Northwestern University) under title: The camera and the pen: daguerreotypy and literature in antebellum America.
ISBN
0812244044 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780812244045 (hardcover : alk. paper)
GUSN
286910
Call Number
Stacks PS374.P43 D56 2012
Descriptive terms
American fiction Illustrations Public opinion. 19th century
Daguerreotype History 19th century.
Documentary photography Social aspects History 19th century.
Literature and photography History 19th century.
Photography in literature History 19th century.
Public opinion History 19th century.
Visual communication United States History 19th century.
Places
United States

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